The Washington Monument is reopening to the public Wednesday, after being closed for six months due to COVID-19 safety measures.
“The reopening of the the Washington Monument represents another important step forward for Washington coming back from the pandemic,” National Mall spokesperson Mike Litterst told USA TODAY.
Starting July 14, the monument will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Advance tickets will be required for all visitors. No tickets will be sold on site. Tickets will only be available on recreation.gov, where there is non-refundable $1 reservation fee per ticket.
Additionally face masks will be required for all visitors over age 2, regardless of vaccination status.